Taylor Business Institute

180 N WABASH AVE FL 5
Chicago, IL 60601
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  • Taylor Business Institute (TBI) is a small family owned college located in the heart of downtown Chicago. It is ideal for students who are seeking a culturally sensitive environment and personalized attention while acquiring an associate degree and workforce skills. It is regionally accredited(HLC), provides flexible schedule, hands-on training, small class size, and diverse environments. Scholarships and tuition relief plans are available for students who qualify.

School Highlights

Taylor Business Institute serves 229 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

Taylor Business Institute ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Taylor Business Institute(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociates CollegesAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty20 staff124 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Taylor Business Institute has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Taylor Business Institute diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 261% over five years.
Total Enrollment229 students3,099 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:129:1
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# Full-Time Students229 students1,095 students
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% Asian
37%
5%
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% Hispanic
2%
24%
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% Black
12%
13%
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% White
1%
48%
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% Non Resident races
44%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.650.69
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College Completion Rate
67%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,300$31,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $11,175 is less than the state average of $15,965. The private state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$11,175$15,965
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid25%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,359$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,184$4,000
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Acceptance Rate100%89%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

Taylor Business Institute`s mission is to serve the needs of underrepresented students by providing them the following:
  • A safe, reassuring place to take college courses in a small, supportive education space,
  • Associate of applied science degrees that prepare the college`s graduates with workforce skills,
  • A first step associate degree that can become a TBI graduate`s stepping stone into a bachelor`s degree,
  • Affordable education. Students who can establish need may be able to attend TBI with full grantsand
  • A diverse student body with students attending from over 30 countries. 
But most of all Taylor Business Institute is family. It`s faculty, staff and students all care about one another and focus on the success of the college`s graduates.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Taylor Business Institute is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College (0.0 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,287 per year for in-state students and $9,400 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,082 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Chicago community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Chicago is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.